polymer beads with Cynthia Tinapple

Polymer Clay How-To Secrets Revealed with Cynthia Tinapple

88 minutes

In this video, polymer clay artist, Cynthia Tinapple, from polymerclaydaily.com will show you how to take vintage textile inspiration and create unique polymer clay creations using tricks and tips from the polymer clay community's most well known and loved.

By watching artists for years Cynthia Tinapple has uncovered the simplest and most effective techniques imaginable to create these modern treasures. No new products or special equipment, just trade secrets from artists who work with polymer clay day in and day out.

Learn how-to create polymer beads inspired by vintage fabric, and discover the techniques to creating exotic textile inspired beads.

Watch and learn how to create your own colorful texture inspired bangles from simple polymer skills.

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Cynthia Tinapple is a leader in the polymer clay community, writer and artist based in Columbus, Ohio.

Cynthia created Polymer Clay Daily, hosts StudioMojo each week, and speaks about trends and the future of polymer clay as an art form. Cynthia also tries to carve out time to be in her studio each day, exhibits her work, collaborates with her wood sculptor husband, and teaches around the world.

Covered In This Class: 
  • fail proof methods for inlay, onlay, and applique
  • successful tips for firing with a heat gun
  • revitalizing old canes quickly
  • how-to get smooth shapes right out of your pasta machine
  • how-to insert a new center into an old cane
  • PLUS, embedding "gypsy glitter"
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • polymer clays
  • basic clay tools
  • texture tools
  • basic sculpting tools
  • glitter embellishments

Included is a class handout filled with notes and all the resource information you need to get started.